Multiple Faculty Positions in Plant and Microbial Biology
The Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan, is inviting applications for multiple tenure-track research-oriented positions in the area of plant and microbial biology. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. degree and have postdoctoral training. Preference will be given to applicants at the Assistant Research Fellow level (equivalent to Assistant Professor) with expertise in the area of plant-related microbial biology or plant–microbe interactions. Successful candidates will receive excellent starter funds and annual intramural support.

Academia Sinica, the foremost academic institution in Taiwan, comprises 31 world-class research institutes/centers and provides an active research environment including outstanding core facilities. The Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology is a premier research institute focusing on studies of functions of plants and plant-related microbes ( English is the official language in scientific seminars. Proficiency in Chinese language is not essential but would be helpful in basic communications.

The application folder should include 1) a cover letter, 2) a curriculum vitae, 3) a statement of research accomplishments, 4) future research plans, and 5) reprints of five representative publications. The application folder (in PDF format) and, separately, three letters of recommendation should be sent via email to:

Dr. Erh-Min Lai, Chair of Search Committee (email:
Institute of Plant and Microbial Biology, Academia Sinica
128, Sec 2, Academia Rd, Nankang, Taipei, Taiwan 11529

The review of applications will begin on August 15, 2016 and continue until the positions are filled.